Engineering Technician II (Inspections)

Recruitment #23-CI2050I-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to inspect construction projects involving city property using site visits, rulers, tape measures, string line, various levels and a variety of laboratory tests in order to ensure compliance with city specifications for quality and safety of workmanship and materials. Supervision is received from the Engineering Technician III.   Distinguishing Characteristics: Positions in this classification are normally filled by advancement from the lower classification of Engineering Technician I, or when filled from the outside, required prior para-professional engineering experience in construction.  Incumbents of this classification work within a framework of established procedures and are expected to perform all the duties assigned to the position with only occasional instructions or assistance.  The Engineering Technician II is distinguished from the Engineering Technician III by the latter’s increased complexity of assignments, decision-making responsibility and level of supervision received and exercised.  

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate and three years of road-way construction experience. Preference will be given to site work, utility construction inspection, and construction materials testing.

NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Special Requirements

Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama Driver’s License and insurable driving record as needed to operate a city vehicle to travel to various work sites. Ability to maintain an ADEM Qualified Credential Inspectors Certificate.  Ability to work on weekends and holidays as needed.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) current vacancy and any vacancies that may occur from the date of the established list of eligible candidates. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Engineering Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on their online applications. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, a selection procedure will be administered to rank applicants on the register. Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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